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#1 saswrites

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 08:10 PM

I write quiet, character-driven stores (aka: quiet picture books). I'm wondering if this has something to do with the fact that agents are passing on my manuscripts.  I know the trend seems to be towards more laugh-out-loud, eccentric stories.  But I'm thinking the world still needs quieter stories for children.  Any advice on who to approach with my manuscripts?

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#2 DogHugger

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 03:32 PM

From what I'm told, right now editors aren't looking for quiet picture books as much as they're looking for picture books with conflict or funny stories. But trends change all the time, so you never know.    






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